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The Gawligurh fort is a Maratha fort in the state of Maharashtra. The fort is situated about 130 kms away from the town of Akola.

The Gawligurh is a well fortified mountain stronghold of the Maratha Empire. The fort is in the northern Deccan plateau. Currently, it comes within the limits of the Melghat Tiger Reserve. The fort was successfully defeated by the Anglo-Indian force commanded by Arthur Wellesley on December 1803. The fort got in its name from the word Gawli which means herds of cow whichinhabited the area during that time. The fort was originally built with mud and was l...

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Narnala fort
73.9 kms from Akola city limits

The Narnala fort is a historic Rajput fortress in Maharashtra. It is situated 73. 9 kms away from the town of Akola.

The Narnala fort is also called Shahnur Fort. It is a hill fortress. The fort is believed to be built during the 10th century AD and the 15th century. The fort was named after the Rajput king, Narnala Singh. The fort was established throughout the 10th century AD by the Gond kings. In the 15th century AD, the fort was occupied by the Mughals and then they rebuilt the fortress. During the Mughal era, the fort was one of the thirteen sarkars of Berar shah. The fort c...